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Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

...season-opening Daytona 500. The No. 44 was sent to Atlanta late Thursday aboard the much-smaller trailer, accompanied by crew chief Peter Sospenzo and six other team members.They got to Morrow, not far from the speedway, and stayed overnight at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-28/stolen-sprint-cup-car-foun
Driver Travis Kvapil withdraws from race after Sprint Cup car is stolen

...leave it somewhere where the police can find it."The theft gave NASCAR star Jeff Gordon a new perspective.When his crew chief was complaining about the way the No. 24 car was running before practice, Gordon told him, "It would be a lot worse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-27/driver-travis-kvapil-withd
Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

...Game. A manager will be required to use a challenge to review violations of the home-plate collision rule, but the crew chief may call for a review from the seventh inning on if a manager is out of challenges.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/major-league-baseball-ad
NBC, Fox take reins of NASCAR coverage

...to the booth. Letarte won the Daytona 500 last year calling the shots for Dale Earnhardt Jr. Letarte turned in his crew chief headset for an announcer's earpiece for the NBC team.He will join lead announcer Rick Allen and analyst Jeff Burton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-20/nbc-fox-take-reins-nascar-
Tony Stewart is black flagged at first NASCAR practice

...did finally park his car after his practice run ended, Stewart and crew chief Chad Johnston were called to the NASCAR hauler for what likely was a...Toyota Camry on Sunday at New Smyrna Speedway. Mike Fritts was chosen crew chief.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-13/tony-stewart-black-flagged
Jamie McMurray seemingly at his best in big races

...progress, though, as McMurray's crew chief left Ganassi after just one season...Newman, and McMurray had his third crew chief in three years.McCall goes into his first season as crew chief hopeful that he can turn McMurray...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-16/jamie-mcmurray-seemingly-h
Changes abundant this year in NASCAR

...have a great year," Edwards said.But there were other changes, like:? Greg Ives is Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s new crew chief after Steve Letarte took a television job with NBC's coverage of the sport.Ives led Chase Elliott to the Xfinity (formerly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/changes-abundant-year-nasc
Older drivers might follow Jeff Gordon's lead

...statesmen are closer to calling it quits than outsiders might think."The trend's already started," former NASCAR crew chief and team owner Ray Evernham said. "We're not going to be able to reverse it."Joining Gordon in the over-35 category...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-18/older-drivers-might-follow
Kyle Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

...Martin at Hendrick Motorsports, knew he was being paired with a rare talent when he moved to Ganassi to become Larson's crew chief."I saw Jimmie in his prime, winning all those championships, and I'd put Kyle right there," Heroy said of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-17/kyle-larson-primed-be-next-nascar
Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after season

...last summer. Although he told his crew chief of his decision after narrowly missing...driver in NASCAR," retired NASCAR crew chief Larry McReynolds said. "Before...Rainbow Warrior," teaming with crew chief Ray Evernham to collect checkered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/jeff-gordon-retire-full-time